A dengue affected person mendacity on a hospital’s mattress in Pakistan. Picture — AFP

KARACHI: As many as 38 new circumstances of dengue virus have been reported from Sindh over the last 24-hours, Sindh Well being Division mentioned Tuesday.

The well being division issued statistics suggesting {that a} complete of 18 new circumstances of dengue surfaced in Karachi — eight in Matiari, six in Mirpurkhas, 5 in Tharparkar, and one in Sujawal — pushing the entire variety of circumstances within the province to 492 for the month of October.

An announcement of the well being division mentioned that 66 folks have been affected by the illness in Karachi’s district central this yr, whereas at the least 46 locations and residential areas within the district have been declared dengue hotspots.

Hospitals run in need of beds as dengue circumstances rise country-wide

Hospitals in Punjab, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are refusing to soak up extra dengue sufferers as they’ve run out of beds, with circumstances of the virus surging throughout the nation.

The beds reserved for coronavirus sufferers in Punjab’s hospitals are getting used to deal with dengue virus sufferers.

By Saturday, the variety of new circumstances of dengue reported from Sindh had reached 44 whereas in September, 603 dengue circumstances have been reported.

With six deaths, 2,345 circumstances of dengue fever have been reported from Sindh to date within the final 9 months.

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